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brances_woman_backThe outline of the tree on Myrtle and Carlton looked a bit unnerving the other night, so it was a relief to see the figure of a man hugging the trunk was an art installation when I went back in the light of today’s winter sun. It’s a year-long installation that’s part of an international project called “Tree Hugger.”

It was built using available branches and twigs back in August (so sorry, if this is old news), but it’s a different sight in every season and it had passersby stopping to gawk today. The artist, Wiktor Szostalo, says it’s to “remind us that we humans are still very much a part of our natural surroundings.” Any other public art projects in the neighborhood?


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